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The Star-Spangled Banner

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"The Star-Spangled Banner"
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Song Information
Singers: Dancin' Homer: Daryl L. Coley
Wild Barts Can't Be Broken: Cyndi Lauper
Characters: Dancin' Homer: Bleeding Gums Murphy
Wild Barts Can't Be Broken: Cyndi Lauper
Length: Dancin' Homer: 1:16
Wild Barts Can't Be Broken: 0:22
Writer(s): Original: Francis Scott Key
Arr. & adapt: Alf Clausen
Album: Go Simpsonic with The Simpsons
Appearance(s): "Dancin' Homer"

The Star-Spangled Banner is the American national anthem written by Francis Scott Key.


Bleeding Gums Murphy sung it once. He managed to draw the first stanza of the song out for 25 minutes.[1]

Cyndi Lauper sang a version of the song at the Springfield War Memorial Stadium.[2]


Dancin' Homer

Oh, say can you, I'm askin', can you seeeeee
by the dawn's...
...And the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting - shoot 'em off! poppin' way up in the air,
Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.
...and the home of the brave?

Wild Barts Can't Be Broken

O'er the land of the free,
And the home... home of the bra-ve.
Oh, America's the home of the bra-ave,
American the brave, the brave!
Homer of the bra-ave!

Behind the Laughter

The songs is the 42th track on Go Simpsonic with The Simpsons. The Francis Scott Key version is made by Francis Scott Key and the arrangement and adaptation is made by Alf Clausen. The voice of Bleeding Gums Murphy was made by Daryl L. Coley and the announcer was voiced by Harry Shearer.

The version that Cyndi Lauper sings parodies her song "Girls Just Want to Have Fun".



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